The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 32 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.44% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.15% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
VB6
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 87 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 30.13% 38.16% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 52
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £41.24 £13.00 £16.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.23% -19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £12.04 £15.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £30.69 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the Dorset region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Dorset region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -2 1 £175 - 1
VB6
South West

VB6
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB6.

1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Office Automation
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared